The American Dream

Description

Abitur Englisch Mind Map on The American Dream, created by barbara91 on 13/01/2015.
barbara91
Mind Map by barbara91 , updated more than 1 year ago More Less
luisepeters
Created by luisepeters about 9 years ago
barbara91
Copied by barbara91 about 9 years ago
1327
52

Resource summary

The American Dream
  1. Then
    1. beliefs and values
      1. freedom
        1. freest society, all people are equal
        2. individualism
          1. mobility, optimism, flexibility
            1. chance to success
            2. progress
              1. ''Nation with a mission''
              2. hard work
                1. good self-discipline
                2. patriotism
                  1. proud to be an American
                3. historical events
                  1. Declaration of Independence (1776)
                    1. every citizen has a right to life , liberty and the pursuit of happiness
                    2. Revolutionary War (1776-1783)
                      1. Americans start to settle the North American continent (1776-1783)
                      2. women get the right to vote (1920)
                    3. Now
                      1. big gap between rich and poor
                        1. rich class
                          1. middle class
                            1. underclass
                            2. affirmative action
                              1. supporting blacks and single parents to get work and education
                              2. no classless society, succes-oriented
                                1. unfair chances to get succes
                                2. ambition to succeed
                                  1. African-American
                                    1. prosperous black middle class, impoverished underclass
                                    2. Mexican-American
                                      1. illegal, cheap workers
                                      2. Asian-American
                                        1. qualified professionals
                                      3. ''melting pot of nations''
                                        1. ''salad bowl''
                                        Show full summary Hide full summary

                                        Similar

                                        Stilmittel
                                        Cassibodua
                                        must, had to, mustn't oder don't need to
                                        escobar.annelize
                                        Romeo und Julia
                                        JohannesK
                                        The Perks of being a wallflower
                                        Josephine Ocoa
                                        Shakespeare and the Elizabethan World
                                        Laura Overhoff
                                        Globalization
                                        Laura Overhoff
                                        Zeiten Englisch
                                        Janine Egli
                                        Englisch Zeiten
                                        nata__
                                        Stilmittel mit Wirkung & Beispiel
                                        Antonia C
                                        Differenzialrechnung (Analysis) Zusammenfassung
                                        Antonia C
                                        IELTS- Vokabeln
                                        anna.grillborzer0656